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David Kerstein

David is a recognized authority on business strategy and change management with over 20 years of senior management experience at “Top 10” banks and leading community banks. He is president of Peak Performance Consulting Group, which helps banks and credit unions achieve superior revenue growth, sales and distribution effectiveness and cost efficiency.

  • Growth Imperative at Community Banks

    David Kerstein Oct 19, 2012

    Whether they want to stay in business for the long term or sell at an attractive valuation, community bankers need strategies to generate revenue growth.

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  • Boiling the Frog: Time to Re-think Branches?

    David Kerstein Sep 10, 2012

    For too long bankers have avoided the obvious – that it’s time to prune traditional branch networks and invest in alternative structures, technologies and sales practices.

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  • Who’s Afraid of the CFPB?

    David Kerstein Jul 16, 2012

    Bankers have reason to worry about the CFPB, mainly because of the impact new approaches to consumer complaints and new disclosures for deposit products may have on the industry.

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  • Improving the Branch Sales Process

    David Kerstein Jun 5, 2012

    As customers gradually migrate from branch transactions, branch employees need to do a better job of cross-selling those that remain.

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  • Wake-Up Call for Community Banks

    David Kerstein Jan 26, 2011

    Blaming new regulations for lack of growth is easy, but successful community banks will need to adjust to the new realities of the market.

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  • Who Are You?

    David Kerstein Nov 30, 2010

    Competitive differentiation, particularly for community banks, needs to go beyond ‘local presence’ and ‘great service.’

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